UCLA First to Offer Local Lineman Mykee Irving

Jun. 29 -- UCLA assistant coach Angus McClure extended a scholarship offer to a local defensive lineman who shined at the Bruin Elite Camp last week...

Mykee Irving went into last week's UCLA elite camp looking to get in some work to kick off his summer and he walked away with quite the surprise.

The 6-foot-3, 310-pound defensive tackle from West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade impressed assistant coach Angus McClure enough to warrant his first scholarship offer.

"It felt great. I've always loved UCLA and it has always been up there on my list," Irving told Scout.com. "Coach Angus is already a great mentor and he told me I could be a big, powerful part of their defense with my athleticism and ability. He showed me to keep my pad level low and how to use leverage against my opponent. It was all very productive."


Irving said he felt a family vibe on campus despite not getting to meet with head coach Jim Mora.

"They are one big family with players coming down to help out," Irving said. "My friend, Kanan Ray, is committed there and he's been telling me that UCLA is a great school and that I would fit in well there.

"The Bruins are way up there for me. I don't know yet when I want to make a decision. I'm looking to wait it out and see how I do this upcoming season."

Irving met with the Michigan staff at its satellite camp in Los Angeles on Saturday, and has also been hearing from the likes of ColoradoUSC and Washington.


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